Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:00 PM
The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is looking for a particular type of souvenir from residents’ latest vacation or travel stop.
The museum is currently gearing up to launch Just a Line to Say: Postcards from the St. Catharines Museum Collection. This new exhibit, opening spring 2021, will feature historic postcards from the Niagara region and surrounding area, drawn from the museum’s collection. With travel limited due to COVID-19, the hope is to feature resident-submitted postcards...
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 11:00 AM
The City of St. Catharines is seeking to recognize those who step up in the community and donate their time to make the city the compassionate, vibrant and inclusive home it is for so many.
Nominations open today, Jan. 22, for the City’s annual Volunteer and MyHoodSTC Awards. The awards, returning this year in a digital format, will recognize volunteers and good neighbours from across the city during Canada’s National Volunteer Week from April 18 to 24.
“This year has been a trying one for a community,...
Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 02:30 PM
With local businesses continuing to face adversity during another COVID-19 lockdown, the City of St. Catharines is moving forward on several initiatives to aid them including the return of free parking to City spaces and lots, and the extension of its temporary outdoor patio program.
Council approved both measures on Monday night, bolstering the extensive work of several City departments in supporting local businesses.
With the hopes of drawing more shoppers to the downtown and other commercial areas...
Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 04:45 PM
The City of St. Catharines is pivoting its mode of service delivery due to the current State of Emergency to provide more to its residents via online and over the phone.
“The Province’s announcement on Tuesday means that our essential services for residents will continue, however, any services that can be offered virtually, must be,” said Chief Administrative Officer Shelley Chemnitz. “We are all in this together and it will take all of us to make the right decisions for the safety of our community.”
Posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2021 02:00 PM
The City is providing property owners who have experienced financial hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic some additional flexibility in how they pay their taxes in the year ahead.
Specifically, City Council has approved a Special Pre-authorized Property Taxes COVID-19 Payment Plan for 2021 which would allow all tax payers whose taxes were paid in full by Feb. 28, 2020 — and who have since experienced severe financial hardship due to the pandemic — to pay their outstanding 2020 and 2021 property...